Faces & Places

Pincus elected to 3rd term as DDA Board chairman

The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority board of directors has re-appointed Howard Pincus chairman for the 2015-2016 term. This is Pincus’ third consecutive term. …

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More than 200 pets adopted at Countdown 2 Zero

A total of 228 area animals found forever homes during the 2nd Annual Countdown 2 Zero adoption event held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center Sept. 12. The annual event was presented by The Lois Pope LIFE Foundation and hosted by Palm Beach County Care and Control and Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. It was a collaborative effort of …

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Miss Oktoberfest 2015 Pageant

With the American German Club of the Palm Beaches’ 42nd Annual Oktoberfest creeping up fast, we thought this would be the perfect time to take a look at the third annual Miss Oktoberfest pageant held Aug. 15. Eleven contestants vied for the crown in front of a packed house, and in the end, it was Delray Beach resident Christine Haycook who was …

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Wellington resident devotes herself to rescue dogs

Wellington resident Sherry Chesler with one of her rescue dogs Winnie

Early this year, a story captured the attention of South Floridians as Taya, a pregnant 1½-year-old pit bull, was taken in by Big Dog Ranch Rescue with chemical burns across her belly. …

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Palm Healthcare honors local nurses

Palm Healthcare Foundation hosted the second annual “Heart of Gold” Nursing Reception in May.

Palm Healthcare Foundation hosted the second annual “Heart of Gold” Nursing Reception in May to honor the work of local nurses and recognize the county’s “Nurses of the Year.” …

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